Fuel Exceptional Kids Here.
Over the past decade, Wordfest’s Youth Program has connected 100,000 students with the world’s most inspiring authors, including The Marrow Thieves’ Cherie Dimaline, NASA astronaut Dave Williams, Governor General Literary Award-winning graphic duo Mariko and Jillian Tamaki, Indigenous advocate Bob Joseph, and Instagram poet Najwa Zebian. But not every school can afford our superstar authors and that’s not fair. Our 2020 goal is to subsidize these life-changing experiences and make sure that every participating school library receives two copies of each author’s books.
Your contribution to Wordfest’s Youth Program will fuel these unique opportunities for kids in Grades 5 to 12, a pivotal (and under-served) time in their development. With respect. With excitement. With openness. With empathy. With the goods.
Better still, every donation made between now and September 1 will be generously matched through the Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink. Wordfest receives 100% of all designated donations and up to 50% in extra funding through this matching gift program.
Text KIDS204 to 30333 to donate $10.
Shaw Communications will match every text donation made on a dollar-for-dollar basis, up to a total of $150,000.
Online donations can also be made below
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